Record Details

NHER Number:25499
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon coins and medieval tokens


A Late Saxon coin, dating to the reign of Cnut, and two late medieval or early post medieval tokens, found by metal detecting.

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Map Sheet:TF60NE

Full description

1989. Found with metal detecting.
Penny of Cnut, short cross type 1029 to 1035. Moneyer Egelferd, Norwich. See (S1).
Two boy bishop tokens of uninscribed Bury series, late 15th century to early 16th century. One is Rigold series X type B1 (groat), the second is Rigold series X type C1 (penny). See (S2).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 13 April 1989.
W. Milligan (NCM) 27 June 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: North, J. J. 1963. English Hammered Coins. No 790.
<S2>Article in Serial: Rigold, S. E. 1978. The St Nicholas or 'Boy Bishop' Tokens. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Vol XXXIV Pt 2 pp 87-101.

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